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NSW - New Residential Tenancy Laws 2020

Changes to the residential tenancy laws start on 23 March 2020, with amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (the Act) and the new Residential Tenancies Regulation 2019 (the new Regulation).   Minimum standards to clarify ‘fit for habitation’ The changes introduce 7 minimum standards which clarify the meaning of ‘fit for habitation’. one - Structurally ...

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Landlords & Investors Be Aware!

Attention: Landlords, Investors, Property Management & Sales   RE: Need for No Grounds Termination The Residential Tenancies Act 2010 (NSW) (the Act) currently grants a landlord the right to recover possession of their residential property by giving the tenant 90 days' written notice. This right is termed a “no grounds eviction”. During the recent and extensive statuto...

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Thor Spikes Byron Bay Property Boom

Picture: Media Mode Chris Hemsworth is proving to be a major drawcard for buyers wanting to shack-up next to the Australian movie star’s mansion at Byron Bay, according to new data. Realestate.com.au chief economist Nerida Conisbee says while there are a number of factors that contribute to driving up a property market, there’s no denying the impact the Thor actor and his family...

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NSW - New Residential Tenancy Laws 2019

The NSW Parliament has passed the Residential Tenancies Amendment (Review) Bill 2018 which will be placed into effect on 28 February 2019. Parliament has passed a series of amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act 2010, which are designed to increase protection and certainty for renters while ensuring that landlords can protect their investment and effectively manage their properties. The am...